famous Halpenny

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ONB' the ulr- 17:15 Pan Amer- lor No a "very plane north of 'receive-! 115. I SOS mes as Mother of 'Chicken Boy' Pleads Not Guilty to Mistreating 7-Year-Old Frldty, October 1J, 1958 ITrtr Bare Waco, rixfs--See. I--Pi*is 3 PKI-FAST. N o r t h e r n Ireland. Oct. 11 HV-MI-S. Margaret Halpenny pleaded inruu-cnl in M a g i s t r a t e ' s Court today lo charges of lU-lreatinE her Y-y?ar- old "chicken fmy" son, Kevin. The '15-year-old widnw said in a and wanted him-buck home with i A police sergeant r.illrA to the Krr. Her trial was set for Oct. 30 and she was released In bail. Kevin was 1 found iepl. 13 In Ihe Halpenny chicken house at Down I'airick, County Down, 15 miles from Belfast. Children playing prepared statement to the court | hide-and-seek lirsl saw the boy thai she lovrd the son authorises i perched on a roost with the chick- had f.-i'.ind penned in lu'r henhouse ' ens. seme s~ie! the boy grunted like an animal and could neither wtllc nor eat human lood. His tnttted hair appeared never to have been rat. He had clawlike fihgemafli. He got-about by hopping like u ap*. welfare officials said.

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  1. The Waco News-Tribune,
  2. 12 Oct 1956, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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